WI vs BAN: Powell hit a stormy half-century with a strike rate of 200, West Indies got a big win

Kingston. West Indies registered an easy victory in the second T20 with the help of Rovman Powell’s half-century innings. In this way, the team has taken a 1-0 lead in the 3-match series against Bangladesh. The first T20 match was canceled due to rain. In the match (WI vs BAN), West Indies, batting first, scored a huge score of 193 runs for 5 wickets. Opener batsman Brendan King also scored a half-century. In reply, Bangladesh team could only score 158 runs for 6 wickets. Windies won the match by 35 runs. Shakib Al Hasan returned unbeaten with a half-century, but he could not win the team.

West Indies captain Nicholas Pooran won the toss and elected to bat. However, the start of the team was not good. He lost 2 wickets for 26 runs. Kyle Meyers was dismissed for 17 and Shemrah Brooks was dismissed for zero. After this, Brendan King and Nicholas Pooran took over the team by adding 74 runs for the second wicket. Pooran was dismissed after scoring 34 off 30 balls. King scored 57 off 43 balls. Hit 7 fours and a six.

Powell’s storm

Rovman Powell, who came out to bat at number-5, showed an aggressive game from the beginning. He also made a half-century partnership with King for the fourth wicket. He scored an unbeaten 61 off 28 balls. The strike rate was 218. Hit 2 fours and 6 sixes. That is, 44 runs were scored from the boundary only. He hit 3 sixes and a four on left-arm spinner Shakib Al Hasan in the 16th over of the innings. Odeon Smith also remained unbeaten on 11 runs off 4 balls.

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The Bangladesh team, which came out to chase the target, faltered. He lost 3 wickets for 23 runs. Anamul Haque 3, Liton Das 5 and Captain Mahmudullah could only make 11 runs. After this, Shakib and Afif Hussain took over the team with a partnership of half-century. Afif scored 34 runs in 27 balls. But the Bangladesh team could not reach the score amidst the rising run rate. Shakib remained unbeaten on 68 off 52 balls. Hit 5 fours and 3 sixes. Obed McCoy and Romario Shepherd took 2-2 wickets for West Indies. Powell was adjudged player of the match.

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